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affront
used in The Iliad by Homer (translated by: Lang, Leaf, & Myers)

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Definition
an intentional insult; or to intentionally insult
  • As a leopardess goeth forth from a deep thicket to affront a huntsman, nor is afraid at heart, nor fleeth when she heareth the bay of hounds; for albeit the man first smite her with thrust or throw, yet even pierced through with the spear she ceaseth not from her courage until she either grapple or be slain, so noble Antenor's son, goodly Agenor, refused to flee till he should put Achilles to the proof, but held before him the circle of his shield, and aimed at him with his spear, and...
    Book 21 (94% in)

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